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Title The philosophical breakfast club : four remarkable friends who transformed science and changed the world / Laura J. Snyder.
Author Snyder, Laura J.
Publication New York : Broadway Books, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Edition First edition.
Description 439 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Call # 509.2241 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [412]-428) and index.
Contents Inventing the scientist -- Waterworks -- Philosophical breakfasts -- Experimental lives -- Mechanical toys -- Dismal science -- The great battle -- Mapping the world -- A divine programmer -- Sciences of shadow and light -- Angels and fairies -- New worlds -- Nature decoded -- Endings -- A new horizon.
Subject Scientists -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Science -- Philosophy.
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871.
Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871.
Whewell, William, 1794-1866.
Jones, Richard, 1790-1855.
ISBN 9780767930482 (hbk.) :
0767930487 (hbk.)

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